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This Week in the Tri-State | News  The Independent

Today. 1 p.m. — Ashland Table Tennis Club, Kyova Mall, U.S. 60, Cannonsburg. 5 p.m. — International Folklanders Dance Group, Folk Dance House, ...



Foundation for the Tri-State Community announces 54 scholarships  The Independent

ASHLAND Fifty four scholarships and awards totaling $54815 have been presented to young men and women from funds at the Foundation for the Tri-State ...



Former Russell teacher arrested on child pornography charge  The Independent

Ashland police have arrested a longtime Russell math teacher on charges of possession of child pornography.



Special Needs Day at the Boyd County Fair  The Independent

On Sunday, June 30, 2019, Lydia Margaret "Tootsie" Morgan, née McClelland, 83, completed her life's journey after a mercifully brief stroke-related ...



Cooksey resigns from Fairview, heads to Russell | Sports  The Independent

Fifteen years ago, Derek Cooksey began student-teaching for Ivan McGlone at Russell.



Tribute for Ashland native Saturday  The Independent

ASHLAND An Ashland native and veteran of the Vietnam War will be honored on Saturday at 2 p.m. during a memorial *service* at the Boyd County War Memorial ...



Ashland man killed, Ironton suspect arrested | News  The Independent

ASHLAND – An Ashland man was shot to death Tuesday night and authorities later arrested a suspect in Ohio.



Ashland Invitational (boys) — Liles dials up victory: Madison Central stays in 70s, takes team crown  The Independent

BELLEFONTE Logan Liles didn't realize just how pivotal his 6-foot putt was.



Ashland steel mill's closing more sad than surprising  Kentucky Today

ASHLAND, Ky. (KT) – The shuttering of the AK Steel mill in Ashland wasn't surprising, it was personal. For nearly 100 years, the steel mill in Ashland – called ...



Boyd County employee involved in shooting; self-defense claim made  The Independent

BOYD COUNTY – A man was critically wounded in a shooting involving a Boyd County employee who told authorities he acted in self defense, authorities said.



Chick-fil-A to close temporarily  The Independent

ASHLAND One of the most popular food *service* businesses in Ashland is temporarily closing for remodeling.



'Beyond Everyone's Expectations': Delta's doors open in Ashland  The Independent

The newly renovated Delta Hotel by Marriott opened on Wednesday to great fanfare in downtown Ashland.



Paulus gets five years for healthcare fraud | News  The Independent

Former Ashland cardiologist Richard Paulus was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday and ordered to pay more than $1 million in restitution for convictions ...



'So many memories': South Ashland Florist to close at end of July  The Independent

Mary Gifford and Donna Suttle have made a difficult decision. The business their father started 73 years ago — one that has been an Ashland institution for ...



Boyd County Grand Jury released indictments  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG The Boyd County Grand Jury released indictments recently. They include cases involving allegations of trafficking in heroin, trafficking in ...



Local non-profit asks public to stop weekend donation drops  The Independent

ASHLAND – A local non-profit that provides free clothing and assistance to those in need had to close operations on Monday after trash was dumped in their ...



Local credit union's ATM vandalized: two arrested  The Independent

ASHLAND – Two people were arrested last week on allegations they vandalized a local credit union's ATM causing approximately $20000 in damage.



Skytower lofts add to downtown living  The Independent

ASHLAND When it comes to downtown living, Alison Christie's philosophy is “Why not Ashland?”



Ashland's Booker T. Washington School remembered with murals  Huntington Herald Dispatch

ASHLAND - Bernice Henry used to get on a bus in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, to go to school at Ashland's Booker T. Washington School.



Murder suspect in court  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG The man accused of killing a woman found in an Ashland yard last weekend pleaded not guilty Friday to murder.



Two indicted on manslaughter charges for fatal overdose  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG – Two individuals are facing a manslaughter charge after authorities said they delivered heroin that resulted in an overdose death.



Man arrested after allegedly harming child  The Independent

WURTLAND – An Ashland man was arrested early Monday morning after allegedly causing injuries to a two-year old girl that resulted in her being airlifted to a ...



DEPUTIES: $98K of Marijuana seized in Greenup  The Independent

GREENUP – The Greenup County Sheriff's Department said it seized approximately $98000 worth of marijuana from two indoor plant operations in Greenup ...



KY Power rep talks power outages  The Independent

RUSSELL Cindy Wiseman shared with Russell Rotarians on Thursday how Kentucky Power manages power outages and provides reliable power.



Flow of pain pills in Tri-State detailed  The Independent

ASHLAND The epidemic scope of pain pill abuse in Appalachia has been common knowledge for years, but government data recently released provides ...



63rd District softball: Single for Liles, impact for miles  The Independent

LLOYD It wasn't a majestic shot over the fence and into the trees. In fact, it didn't find vegetation of any sort. Madi Liles' eighth-inning walk-off RBI infield single ...



Clerk's office reimbursements cut, Debbie Jones says move will strain budget  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG The Boyd County Fiscal Court will no longer reimburse County Clerk Debbie Jones' office for employee retirement costs in the upcoming fiscal ...



Old books from the old school Volumes from Putnam, Coles up for giveaway  The Independent

ASHLAND They smell musty, their dust covers are missing, faded or torn, their pages are dogeared and in some cases held together with masking tape.



Upcoming road work in Carter County | News  The Independent

Carter County residents will see several transportation infrastructure projects underway in the coming days and weeks. They include a $2 million highway ...



"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" | Photos  The Independent

The Paramount Arts Center will host two free events at the Ashland Central Park Bandstand. The Paramount Players will present the musical 'You're A Good ...



River Cities Motors celebrates 35 years  The Independent

This year will mark the 35th that David Brislin has sold cars in the Ashland area. Brislin's business, River Cities Motors, has become a well-known business in ...



Catlettsburg woman finds class ring of doctor's deceased mother  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG When bad things happen, you just deal with it.



Football Preview: Sneakin' a peek! | News  The Independent

The 46th annual high school football preview issue will be in your hands Friday!



High School Boys Soccer Season Preview: Plenty of plotlines to follow on pitch  The Independent

East Carter shoots for a three-peat in the 16th Region.



Spring Valley's Hunter Bellomy sacrifices dream for calling  Huntington Herald Dispatch

All Hunter Bellomy ever wanted was to play college baseball.The Spring Valley star worked hard, improved his game and saw offers come in. The first was from ...



Everyone wins at Special Olympics  The Independent

ASHLAND Everyone was a winner on Friday at the fifth annual Special Olympics hosted by the Ashland Independent School District.



Members Choice names 2018 scholarship winners | News  The Independent

Ashland Members Choice Credit Union recently awarded ten scholarships to help student member-owners meet higher education goals.



Man transferred to local jail on felony warrants  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG – An Ohio man was transferred into the local detention center from an Ohio jail after a name search revealed several warrants, including a ...



College offers pour in for stars  Huntington Herald Dispatch

College athletic programs are making scholarship offers to Tri-State high school athletes at a staggering rate.



Layoffs unfolding at Our Lady of Bellefonte | News  The Independent

Officials confirmed layoffs are unfolding at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital today, but the exact numbers of how many people are losing their jobs is unclear.



Excellence in Carter County: close-knit school near top in state academic rankings  The Independent

RUSH The superintendent of Carter County schools, Ronnie Dotson, stopped by Star Elementary one day last week about lunchtime.



Ministry finds community, financial support from Wiffleball event  Kentucky Today

What is it about hitting a plastic sphere over an eight-foot wall about 70 feet away that makes you want to flex your muscles? Welcome to the thrill of Wiffleball.



Bucs think big: Ironton-based semi-pro football aims to be 'different'  The Independent

In his third season as owner of the River City Buccaneers, Michael Payne points to a Year 1 success story as one of the many reasons he remains deeply ...



Blazer JROTC cadets have final inspection  The Independent

ASHLAND Lt. Col. Matt Chapman is more than pleased with his JROTC cadets for the work they accomplished this school year.



Greenup native looks to help others | News  The Independent

Greenup County native Kierston Eastham Rosen is using her legal expertise to help those who can't always afford a lawyer.



State boys soccer: Boyd County be-Deviled | Sports  The Independent

LEXINGTON Logan Price didn't talk a lot about the final score.



Local woman competes on Wheel of Fortune | News  The Independent

ASHLAND – It was one Ashland woman's l-u-c-k-y day as she was chosen to compete on the popular game show Wheel of Fortune.



Woman shot in Catlettsburg, man arrested UPDATED | News  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG Police arrested a man Tuesday following a shooting in Catlettsburg and the victim of the shooting was flown to a hospital for treatment, ...



East Carter at Ashland Soccer | Photos  The Independent

On Sunday, June 30, 2019, Lydia Margaret "Tootsie" Morgan, née McClelland, 83, completed her life's journey after a mercifully brief stroke-related ...



Ashland Area YMCA notes  The Independent

Youth T-Ball. (Ages 3-6). T-ball registration 4.1.17-4.30.17. Location: AK Steel Park. Youth Soccer Camp (Ages 3-16). YMCA/Challenger British Soccer ...



Somerset psychologist shares message of hope in face of cancer diagnosis  Commonwealth Journal's History

Doug Lemon, Psy. D., did everything he was supposed to, not only because it was the healthy thing to do but it was also the right thing to do because of his job.



Former Ashland stars indicted in assault case | Sports  Huntington Herald Dispatch

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Two former Ashland High School football stars are among seven current and former Western Kentucky University players indicted ...



Keeper of the costume  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG Before there was a Hamburglar, before there was a Mayor McCheese, there was Ronald McDonald.



16th Region boys soccer — Wurth the wait: Boyd keeper posts shutout as Lions outlast East Carter  The Independent

FLATWOODS Boyd County's fourth trip to the 16th Region boys soccer final proved to be the charm.



Ashland's O'Nan knows all about string music  The Independent

ASHLAND You want to stump Lydia O'Nan, ask her what her favorite activity is.



Downtown Ashland hotel transformation on track  The Independent

ASHLAND Jim Nizzo, co-owner of the Ashland Plaza Hotel building, said community support has been “priceless” as his company works to resuscitate the ...



Paramount Director Norma Meek announces retirement | News  The Independent

ASHLAND For Norma Meek, the marquee of the Paramount Arts Center is more than a bright spot in downtown: it's a beacon.



ACTC readies for Braidy technology training  The Independent

ASHLAND Training on equipment to be used at the Braidy Industries aluminum mill — slated for construction at EastPark — will be a major component of a new ...



Tomcats seek another shot at 16th Region title  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Nearly every team in Boyd, Greenup and Lawrence counties suffered heavy graduation losses, but several outstanding players return, giving fans something to ...



Former Tomcat, SW La. great Church dies | Local  The Independent

Dean Church, a former Ashland Tomcat basketball standout who went on to stardom at Southwestern Louisiana University, died Tuesday after an extended ...



Great flood of '37 marks 80 years | News | dailyindependent.com  The Independent

ASHLAND Everybody along the Ohio and Mississippi rivers knew what was coming, but they couldn't stop it.



Focus on Business: Amish Bakery rises up in Greenup County  The Independent

When Danny and Carla Skeens purchased their store on Route 7 in Greenup County, a two story brick home was included in the purchase. The home had once ...



Bon Secours healthcare merger plans announced  The Independent

RUSSELL Bon Secours Health System — operator of Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell — announced it will will merge with Mercy Health.



Holocaust survivor tells his story to Ashland Middle students  The Independent

ASHLAND — There's an anecdote Fred Gross relates whenever he tells the story of his family's harrowing escape from Nazi pursuit in the early days of the ...



City pays $500k for Marriott Delta hotel work  The Independent

The Ashland commission agreed to move about $500000 from bond proceeds to hotel developers, the most recent in a series of payments in a $4.6 million ...



KES to shut down permanently | News  The Independent

COALTON Kentucky Electric Steel will close its plant on South Big Run Road in Boyd County in March in a move that will cost 113 people their jobs.



Inner Geek adding downtown location  The Independent

ASHLAND — The Inner Geek Comic and Toy Store has called the Ashland Town Center mall home for three years.



Presbyterian church has deep roots, long history in Boyd County  The Independent

ASHLAND Known for the large and beautiful stained glass windows, First Presbyterian Church is on the National Registry of Historic Places and is also home to ...



John Thomas "Tom" ""Tom"" Points  Tulsa World

John Thomas "Tom" Points, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend to many passed from this world to join his Lord and Savior on August 25, 2018.



Catlettsburg man's parents died in Beverly Hills Supper Club tragedy  The Independent

ASHLAND Chuck Rist vividly remembers May 28, 1977 as “the worst that could happen.”



'A place for you' at Gateway Church | News  The Independent

ASHLAND Staff and members of Gateway Church hope the phrase “a place for you” brings to mind their place of worship at Park Place.



Wild Horses restaurant to have unique space  The Independent

ASHLAND Wild Horses Mexican Restaurant and Cantina is ready to take on the food industry with its own structural twist.



Appalachia Service Project to provide home repair | News  The Independent

Appalachia *Service* Project (ASP) is a Christian ministry open to all people, that inspires hope and *service* through volunteer home repair and replacement in ...



Road trip on paper | Community  The Independent

A local artist is seeking information about local drive-ins for a print he's working on. Tony Cumpton of Greenup County has drawn a print titled “Route 23 Road ...



Prep notebook: Boyd County twin sisters pick WVSU basketball  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Boyd County High School twin sisters Charity and Payton Shears committed to play college basketball, and will continue to do so together.



Right to 'Bare Arms': Ashland approves gun range  The Independent

Firearm owners can soon practice their aim in a new gun range in Ashland after the city pulled the trigger on a local police officer's request.



Blazer's Restaurant and Bakery celebrates ribbon cutting  The Independent

ASHLAND As Jessica Pereira looked around the restaurant, she sighed with relief and said “This is the dream.”



64th District baseball — Wild, 'Cats: Ashland scores on errant pitch to finish off fight-filled Fairview  The Independent

ASHLAND Johnnie LeMaster's first postseason game as Ashland's baseball coach played out as a classic.



MARK MAYNARD: Remembering Flat Gap legend Charlie Osborne  The Independent

When the news of the flash-flooding in Flat Gap came out on Monday, Larry Castle was taking particular notice from his Florida home.



A hero no longer forgotten  The Independent

ASHLAND An all but forgotten hero finally resumes his place in the spotlight with the publication of a new biography by the Jesse Stuart Foundation.



Disability doesn't hold back Sideburns employee | News  The Independent

ASHLAND When Austin Fisher first visited Sideburns Stadium Hair Salon, he had no idea where it was going to lead.



Red's Place, a sports bar, will open today in Ashland  The Independent

ASHLAND The televisions are up and the sports banners are draped at Red's Place Sports Bar and Grille, as general manager Kyle Kersey waits to open the ...



Arcade admirers make the scene; open house showcases specialty, service shops  The Independent

ASHLAND — Shoppers hustled and bustled through shops Tuesday evening as the Camayo Arcade hosted an open house to show off the specialty and *service* ...



Herb Conley: Distinguished Tomcat Award  The Independent

Herb Conley will be presented with the Distinguished Tomcat Award on Tuesday before the evening session starts at the Ashland Invitational Tournament.



Imel's Greenhouse: Serving the community for 40 years  The Independent

GREENUP It all started when Kenny Imel was 16 years old. The teenage Imel had no clue whatsoever what he started with his brother in a greenhouse that was ...



Aspire! Conservatory open house today | News  The Independent

By LEE WARD. The Independent. ASHLAND An arts education is important to children and some in the Ashland area are planning to offer a chance to children ...



JUMP! is the word at new trampoline park in Kyova Mall  The Independent

CANNONSBURG — Hundreds of children and adults jumped at the chance to break in a room full of trampolines during Wednesday's opening of a new ...



Triple threat: Radiation oncologist combines patient care, research, teaching  The Independent

RUSSELL Dr. Anshu Jain's passion for cancer care starts with his father, Kirti, the 30-year director of the Ashland Bellefonte Cancer Center.



Grace Culture moving into new home  The Independent

ASHLAND Grace Culture is moving on up. The two-year-old Ashland ministry has purchased the former Salt and Light Church building on Carter Avenue and ...



Prep Notebook: Huntington High basketball loses 2 starters | High  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Huntington High School's boys basketball team appears to have lost 40 percent of its anticipated starting lineup this summer.



Girls basketball: Fairview follows hot hand of Hanshaw past Rose Hill  The Independent

WESTWOOD Rachel Hanshaw knew she was feeling it immediately.



Cantrell retiring after 37-year career in industry | Local News  The Independent

Jim Cantrell is anxious to find out about life outside the world of the oil and refinery industry.



Trick-or-treating times announced, APD offers safety tips  The Independent

ASHLAND Area children are ready to break out their Halloween costumes for an evening of trick-or-treating.



Flying solo: 16-year-old solo pilots plane before getting driver's permit  The Independent

A small plane, a Cessna 172, circles in the skies above Worthington.



Rural King almost ready to roll | News  The Independent

CANNONSBURG Active beehives aren't as busy as the scene at the new home of Rural King in the Kyova Mall at Cannonsburg.



Greenup County Baseball at the state tournament | Photos  The Independent

Jessie Mae Christy 89, died September 19, 2019. Graveside services 11a.m. September 23, 2019, at the Brick Union Cemetery. No viewing. Wright's Funeral ...



Tammy Jo's Studio comes under new ownership  The Independent

Tammy Jo's Studio is going through some drastic changes that are, for now, hardly noticeable.



Graf Brothers move forward after warehouse fire  The Independent

SOUTH SHORE Flames continued to burn at Graf Bros. Flooring and Lumber Tuesday as the Graf family begins processing the aftermath of a large fire at their ...



Greenup County father, son to stand trial for murder  The Independent

GREENUP Someone fired shotgun shells into the head of Todd Anthony Rowe in front of Cherokee Lake 20 months ago, and the Kentucky State Police believe ...



No prison for duo convicted in ATV death  The Independent

GREENUP The man and woman convicted in the death of Mattellen “Mattie” Conley in September 2015 both are now free on pre-trial diversions that keep them ...



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